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Virtual Library & Student Resource Guide: Citing in MLA

MLA 8 Citations Examples

Click on the image below to download the MLA Citation Examples handout. This handout is very helpful when you need a quick reference of the most commonly used citations!


Online Help

Excellent online guides to help you create proper MLA citations:

The OWL at Purdue (Online Writing Lab at Purdue University)

The Writing Center at the University of Wisconsin, Madison

Citation Management, Cornell University Library

Interactive citation tools:

Input information about the source you wish to cite, and let Citation Machine give you a suggested citation. Remember: always check the citation against the MLA handbook or your professor's instructions to confirm accuracy.

Most library databases provide a citation; always check it against the MLA Handbook or your professor's instructions.

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